Mt. Penn Fire Company

Early Monday Blues

Monday got off to a quick start in Exeter Township. At 12:30a.m. Ladder 1 was dispatched, along with several other companies to the 4700 block of Killian Ave. in the township for a reported structure fire. PD and first arriving units confirmed a working garage fire and that everyone had safely evacuated the home. Two lines were quickly pulled and the ladder crew ventilated the structure. The fire was placed under control within 20 minutes as personnel opened the walls and ceilings to check for any remaining fire. By 2a.m. everything was turned back over to the homeowner and crews were able to clear the scene.

At 8:20a.m. Mt. Penn and Exeter were dispatched, along with EMS, to the intersection of Saint Lawrence Ave. & Perkiomen Ave. in St. Lawrence for a vehicle crash with injuries. Arriving units found 2 heavily damaged vehicles in traffic with 1 person having multiple minor injuries. EMS transported the victim to the hospital. Crews powered down the vehicles and applied oil dry to a large amount of fluids down. They stood by until the tow company removed both vehicles and were able to clear shortly before 9a.m. This crash is under investigation by Central Berks Police.

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Mt. Penn Fire Company

Phone 610-779-6723

Department Activity

Summary of department activity
MonthFire CallsTotal
January4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
January - 60 | 60
11 less call(s) this year.
February4141Prior Year (2022) Stats
February - 56 | 56
15 less call(s) this year.
March6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
March - 48 | 48
18 more call(s) this year.
April6666Prior Year (2022) Stats
April - 59 | 59
7 more call(s) this year.
May6464Prior Year (2022) Stats
May - 48 | 48
16 more call(s) this year.
June6767Prior Year (2022) Stats
June - 50 | 50
17 more call(s) this year.
July8989Prior Year (2022) Stats
July - 60 | 60
29 more call(s) this year.
August4949Prior Year (2022) Stats
August - 48 | 48
1 more call(s) this year.
September4444Prior Year (2022) Stats
September - 49 | 49
5 less call(s) this year.
Working Fires18

Previous Years


Our Mission

The mission of the Mt. Penn Fire Company is to protect the lives and property of the people of Mt Penn from fires, natural disasters, and hazardous materials incidents; to save lives by providing Rescue services; to prevent fires through prevention and education programs; and to provide a 100% Volunteer work environment that values health, wellness and cultural diversity and is free of harassment and discrimination.


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